Church Tech Snack Pack #063

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Many times when I am assembling the ChurchMag Church Tech Snack Pack, I ask my kids to think of something “yummy” for the top image. Since they love Nutella (I mean, seriously, we live in Italy. What else would they love? :P ), I finally decided to give into their request and include it this week—LOL.

Now, before we roll into this week’s pack, a quick PSA from Canada:

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There Are No Shades of Grey

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While my Facebook is continually being filled with anti-Fifty Shades of Grey messages (by people like this I suppose), I can’t help but wonder if in the Church’s effort to spread warning about this film (and book), we are actually giving it more promotion and driving more curiosity towards it. Meanwhile, back at the ranch, there are no shades of […]

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The Easter Social Media Kit

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You can have your church website ready for Easter, but how are people going to find out your church in the first place? It’s not as if uploading some Easter photos to your church website banner and making sure the service times are correct will suddenly cause a spike in traffic. You need to share some […]

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Why I Am Giving Away Free Photos with ChurchMag

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One of the biggest problems I’ve faced in my main years writing blog posts has been finding good images to use. Sometimes it’s simply a case of struggling to think of the right idea, but more often it’s wading through the hundreds of cheesy stock photos or settling for a, at best, loosely connected image […]

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Church Snapchat Guidelines

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Snapchat has been popular for the past year. It’s mostly popular with teenagers whose parents don’t understand it and aren’t on it, but the user base has been growing (actually they have about 200 million users). Our team created a Snapchat account around a year ago, but didn’t do anything with it because we figured […]

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Ultron and the Creature/Creator Relationship

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Are you a creator? Do you write, draw, paint? Do you craft stories or crochet? Do you sculpt in marble or in marble rye? (Sandwich artists, anyone?) I assume that you’ve said ‘yes’ to at least one of those because you were made in the image of God, the consummate, quintessential, original Creator. He made […]

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Unleash the Writer Within You Write Away

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Some things in life require talent. Singing for instance, though watching some auditions not everybody agrees with me on that one. Competitive sports for sure, or playing an instrument well. But there are also things that can be taught. Like writing. Improving your writing skills is not dependent on talent. It helps of course if […]

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Top 5 Web Trends of 2015 [Infographic]

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Church websites are coming a long way and with the help of a great guide by Jonathan Malm on Rethinking Your Church Website Strategy, your ministry has a great chance of creating something amazing for your digital audience. But 2015 has some challenges that have to be overcome to keep up with the competition and […]

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How I Work: Chess Hoyle

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I’m a visual learner.  While I can stumble my way through learning something new on my own, I learn best by watching others work and figuring out why they do things the way they do.  In that spirit, we at ChurchMag thought it would be a good idea to let you peer into the work […]

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